Greenfield police report: May 15

May 13, 2014



· A resident in the 9500 block of West Upham Avenue reported that someone attempted but failed to enter her locked home through two separate windows, but then entered her home through the rear door sometime between 1:30 and 6 p.m. May 5. According to the victim, nothing appeared to be stolen from the home.


· The principal at Elm Dale Elementary School, 5300 S. Honey Creek Drive, reported someone stole money out of a locked coin box inside the soda machine located in the staff lounge at 1:10 p.m. May 5.

· A resident reported a spare tire and the front license plate were stolen off his 1995 LeSabre while it was parked in the 3300 block of South 100th Street at 9:10 a.m. May 6.

· Two wheels were stolen off two separate vehicles at Scholssmann Honda City, 3450 S. 108th St., between 9:30 p.m. May 5, and 8:30 a.m. May 6.

· A manager reported an unknown female shoplifted merchandise at Party City, 5058 S. 74th St., and then clipped the caller's arm with her silver Kia when she fled the lot at about 3:30 p.m. May 8. The suspect was 5 feet, 4 inches weighing about 180 pounds with reddish/brown longer hair, wearing a tie-dyed knit dress. She was last seen driving northbound on South 74th Street.

· A cell phone was stolen from a locked vehicle parked behind Stan's Fit for Your Feet, 7405 W. Layton Ave., between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. May 9. The unknown suspect smashed out the rear driver's side window to gain entry.

· A resident in the 7200 block of West Squire Avenue called police at about 4:55 p.m. May 10 after she accidentally left the keys to her residence in the door and when she went back to the door to retrieve them they were gone. The caller believed they were taken by a male who was soliciting door-to-door in the area. Police located the male and arrested him for theft.

· A landscaping employee called police after a backpack leaf blower was stolen from his work truck while it was parked on South 51st Street and West Morgan Avenue at about 5 p.m. May 10. The suspect then fled in a burgundy vehicle driven by a heavy-set white male wearing a white t-shirt, and was last seen traveling eastbound on Morgan Avenue.

· A resident in the 3100 block of West Grange Avenue reported several Hostas were stolen out of his flower bed at 1:30 p.m. May 11.

Drug possession

· A male was arrested for possession of marijuana during a traffic stop in the 4500 block of West Tesch Avenue at about 12:40 a.m. May 8.

· A female was arrested for possession of marijuana and operating after revocation in the 4300 block of West Grange Avenue at about 1:40 a.m. May 9.

Drunken driving

· A man was arrested for drunken driving on South 43rd Street and West Hillcrest Drive at about 3:15 a.m. May 5. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of .14.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving after a caller reported an intoxicated male just left a business in the 5000 block of South 76th Street, 5075 S. 76th St. at about 3:15 p.m. May 8. According to the caller the suspect had to search for his vehicle in the lot, and then struck another vehicle before leaving the lot and heading northbound on South 76th Street. The suspect's preliminary blood alcohol content was unavailable at the time of the report.

· A woman was arrested for drunken driving after she was pulled over for a traffic violation on South 67th Street and West Edgerton Avenue at about 2:20 a.m. May 10. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of .13.

· A man was arrested for drunken driving (second offense) in the 5900 block of South 27th Street at about 2:25 a.m. May 10. A preliminary breath test indicated a blood alcohol content of .14.


· An employee at Lightspeed Entertainment, 4251 S. 27th St., reported that one of their windows was damaged by a projectile at 8:50 p.m. May 5. According to the police log, it appeared the projectile was likely a BB or pellet, which struck and damaged a large window on the east side of the building. No damage estimate was given.

· A resident in the 4800 block of South 72nd Street called police to report an unknown person put a candy bar in her gas tank at 6:30 p.m. May 7.

· An employee reported windows were broken out on two vehicles parked in the lot at WG's Banquet Entertainment Center, 3200 S. 103rd St., at 10:10 p.m. May 7. Nothing appeared to be stolen from inside the vehicles.


· A resident called police to report they saw an injured raccoon that appeared to be walking on only three legs on South 92nd Street and West Forest Home Avenue at about 1:45 a.m. May 5. According to the police log, the caller was concerned about the limping raccoon because it wouldn't be able to climb any trees.

· An intoxicated male was arrested for disorderly conduct after he started "throwing punches" inside Kopps, 7631 W. Layton Ave., at about 10:25 p.m. May 5.

· A male was arrested for disorderly conduct after he made threatening statements towards his ex-girlfriend in the 4800 block of South 72nd Street, and repeatedly ignored requests from police to stop attempting to contact her at about 10:10 p.m. May 7.

· A motorist called police to report several teenagers were gathered on the corner of South 60th Street and West Norwich Avenue, and one of them—a black male wearing a gray hoodie and shorts--was completely exposed from the waist down and was flashing and mooning passersby at about 5:35 p.m. May 9. Police spoke to several juveniles who were getting on the bus and eventually turned the investigation over to the Milwaukee Police Department.

· A 911 caller reported two females were arguing with staff at American Legion Post #180/United Seniors of Wisconsin, 4515 W. Forest Home Ave., after they allegedly broke some rules at the bingo hall and then went outside and started yelling and banging on the windows at about 8:15 p.m. May 9. The suspects, described only as two black females, were last seen traveling eastbound on Forest Home in a silver Ford Expedition. Police were unable to locate them.

· A male was arrested for trespassing after a resident in the 3100 block of West Loomis Road reported finding an unknown male sleeping in his mudroom at 12:40 a.m. May 10. The suspect was also taken into custody for having warrants through the Brown Deer Police Department.

· An intoxicated man called 911 to ask for a ride home from Grainger's, 3400 W. Loomis Road, at 3:10 a.m. May 10. The man was warned and advised about the proper use of 911. Police later cited him after he called 911 again at about 6 a.m. to report he was still at Grainger's because he didn't have a ride home and was hungry.

· Greenfield police assisted with four rescue calls and one fire call between May 5 and May 11.

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